ESaGS.tv – Educational Television
29 January 2013
ESaGS.tv – Educational Television is a Department of Education led web based platform linking all phases, sectors and library boards across Northern Ireland. Driven by 'Every School a Good School' NI’s regional policy for school improvement, ESaGS focuses on meeting the needs and aspirations of all learners in a rapidly changing society. It outlines a vision for all schools in Northern Ireland and school Self evaluation and self improvement are at the heart of it. These programmes will enable schools to disseminate good practice, one of the key components of the policy.
You can access the ESaGS.tv website at the following link.
Launch of the Chief Inspector's Report
17 October 2012
The Chief Inspector’s report was launched on 17 October 2012. It covers a reporting period from 1 April 2010 to 30 June 2012. There is a commentary based on the themes: Achieving Value, Learning Skills and Transforming Communities and there is a range of individual phase reports across education and training.
A full copy of the report can be found at the flowing link.
Revised Scrutiny Inspection Arrangements
14 June 2012
The website has been updated to provide the most up to date criteria and confidence levels the Education and Training Inspectorate use in its scrutiny inspection activity to evaluate the quality of, and report on the Further Education Colleges’, Work-based Learning suppliers’, and Steps to Work lead contractors’ annual self-evaluation reports and quality improvement planning processes.
Additional information and guidance will be provided by the appropriate district inspector, and where appropriate reporting inspector at the time of the scrutiny inspection activity.
You can access the latest revision at the links given below:
Education and Training Inspectorate - (Tier 4) Educational Oversight
20 December 2011
The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI), on behalf of the Department of Education, has agreed with the UK Border Agency to undertake the inspection of education and training providers in Northern Ireland for the purpose of (Tier 4) Educational Oversight. By the end of 2012 sponsors in Northern Ireland will need to have had at least a satisfactory inspection by the ETI.
The closing date for applications for 2012 Educational Oversight inspections is Monday 30th April 2012
Inspection Leading to Improvement: Business Year 2010-11.
07 September 2011
The Education and Training Inspectorate published recently an annual report 'Inspection Leading to Improvement: Business Year 2010-11.'The report confirmsthat inspection is a very powerful catalyst for improvement and for the fostering of a culture of self-evaluation across all phases in education. As raising standards and achievements are central to current educational policies, the Inspectorate looks forward to continuing to make a significant contribution to ‘raising the bar - and closing the achievement gap’, in the very best interests of children, young people and adult learners across our education, youth and training sectors.